2.5. Access, GIT & submitting updates

The canonical location for the HOWTO is here.

We now have anonymous GIT access available to the world at large. This is good in a number of ways. You can easily upgrade to newer versions of this HOWTO and submitting patches is no work at all.

Furthermore, it allows the authors to work on the source independently, which is good too.

$ git clone git://repo.or.cz/lartc.git
or (if you're behind a firewall which only allows HTTP)
$ git clone http://repo.or.cz/r/lartc.git
Enter the checked out directory:
$ cd lartc.git
If you want to update your local copy, run
$ git pull

If you made changes and want to contribute them, run git diff, and mail the output to the LARTC mailing list , we can then integrate it easily. Thanks! Please make sure that you edit the .db file, by the way, the other files are generated from that one.

A Makefile is supplied which should help you create postscript, dvi, pdf, html and plain text. You may need to install docbook, docbook-utils, ghostscript and tetex to get all formats.

Be careful not to edit 2.4routing.sgml! It contains an older version of the HOWTO. The right file is lartc.db.